Meet our Team!

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Meet our Team!

We have an exceptional PowerSchool Community team, dedicated to providing our members with all the tools and solutions they need to be successful. 

 

You can find out more about our team members below.  Please feel free to reach out to us if you have questions, suggestions, or just to say hello! 

 

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JbidK

PowerSchool Community Manager 
 
Jbid is the Director of Community Care and works closely with leaders across our products in Customer Support. She also serves as the Community Manager for our new PowerSchool Community. She helped build our new community and works with a team of moderators to oversee its day-to-day functions. 
 
Prior to joining Haiku Learning and then PowerSchool, Jbid was a social studies teacher in a high school in Tucson, Arizona for 17 years. She also managed programs under a federal education grant, supporting student achievement and college and career readiness. 
 
In her spare time, Jbid likes to attend her sons' plays and basketball games and go on fun family trips. 

 

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ScottS

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Scott is one of our Community Moderators. He specializes in PowerSchool Assessment and Analytics, PowerSchool SIS, and PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

 

Prior to joining PowerSchool, Scott worked as a validation technician with Intel, specializing in quality testing for graphics drivers for just over four years.

 

In his spare time, Scott is an avid PC gamer, system builder, and budding case designer.

 

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JulieM

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Julie is a Contracts Analyst working within the Professional Services team and serves as one of the Community Moderators.

 

Prior to joining PowerSchool, she worked in contracts management and business analyst roles within IT enterprise services at Hewlett-Packard.

 

In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, hiking the CA coastline and the Sierras, and traveling whenever she can.

 

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AngelaL

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Angela is an Operations Analyst on the Professional Services PMO group. She is also serving as one of our Community Moderators.  

 

Before joining the Professional Services group at PowerSchool, Angela was a part of the Finance Department at PowerSchool as a Financial Analyst. She spent her time budgeting for the company and meeting with executives to review the company's financials. 

 

In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her two dogs Gatsby and Bowie, exploring other countries, and spending time with friends and family. 

 

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JoshK

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Josh is a PowerSchool Community Moderator, as well as a Tier I Support representative for PowerSchool Assessment & Analytics. 

 

Prior to Joining PowerSchool, Josh worked as an Inside Sales Representative for Interactive Achievement. During that time he worked to expand sales opportunities in the southeast for the Assessment & Analytics platform.

 

Outside of work, he enjoys playing Irish music and teaching fencing. 

 

 

 

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ClaireD

PowerSchool Community Moderator 


Claire is a Solutions Engineer here at PowerSchool. She came to us through SRB Educations and specifically worked on the L4U product for over 10 years. She has knowledge of several PowerSchool products including Unified Classroom, PowerSchool Learning, PowerSchool SIS, and L4U Library Management. 
  
Claire moved from England 17 years ago and currently lives in the Okanagan Valley in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. In her spare time, Claire enjoys camping with her family and friends and running around after her 2 children. 

 

 

 

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LisaL

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Lisa is a Project Manager with involvement in various cross-functional projects within PowerSchool. She participated in the creation of the new PowerSchool Community and is now a member of the Community Moderator Team.

 

Prior to her current role, Lisa was both a Developer and Team Lead of eSchoolPLUS Level II Support. Before joining PowerSchool, Lisa and her husband established and built a successful consulting business to provide IT services for local residents and small businesses.

 

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys reading, going to amusement parks, relaxing with friends and family, and traveling whenever possible.

 

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Chaliak

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Chalia is the Manager of BusinessPlus Support. She has worked on BusinessPlus for over 10 years starting as a Specialist in GL/Core Financials Module, then as Team Lead, and now as a manager.

 

She worked within ERPs for 18 years and prior to BusinessPlus, she worked at HP where she helped manage their internal SAP ERP as a Global Implementation Manager. She has a passion for numbers and if she wasn’t living the dream in the ERP world then she would be a high school math teacher!

 

In her spare time, Chalia enjoys running, painting, and camping with her family! She enjoys exploring the great outdoors of California with her husband; they love the beach and the mountains and everything in between especially Napa! Her greatest achievement is her spirited little 5yr old daughter who loves anything about unicorns and rainbows!

 

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Dougr

PowerSchool Community Moderator


Doug is a Technical Support Engineer II and works closely with others on the Chalkable Customer Support team. Doug specializes in INOW support and has seen the product grow from its launch.

 

Prior to joining Chalkable and then PowerSchool, Doug worked for a builder’s supply store in Gulf Shores, AL. His wife wishes he had learned a little more about home improvement projects at that time.

 

Doug’s hobbies include reading, shooting, fishing, and playing guitar, but by far, Doug's favorite thing is spending time with his family. His wife has a passion for education and has worked in the field for 24 years. His son is in college, and his daughter, who was adopted from China, is in 6th grade. His time with them is so precious.

 

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Jaclynp

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Jaclyn is a PowerSchool Community Moderator, as well as a Technical Support Engineer II for Finance department in atrieveERP.

 

Jaclyn has been with atreiveERP for 5 years. Prior to coming to PowerSchool, Jaclyn had a background in Purchasing, Accounting, and Sales.

 

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her two amazing children and hubby. She enjoys keeping active and is currently training for a mini triathlon this summer.

 

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TaraG

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Tara has been working with atrieveERP for the past 3 years as a Technical Support Engineer II on the payroll support team. Prior to joining the PowerSchool team, she worked with a Saskatchewan school board in payroll.

 

She is proud to say she has two great kids, husband and a family dog (the baby of the family). When she is not at work you can find her at the gym or hanging out with her family.

 

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JanD

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Jan is the Supervisor for the PerformancePLUS Technical Support team. She is also serving as one of our Community Moderators.   Before joining the Technical Support group at PowerSchool, Jan wore many different hats, the last being a small computer repair business. She spent her time performing all in-shop service, including sales, hardware/software troubleshooting, and repair.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, which includes 4 Greyhounds, 1 Wheaton Terrier and more cats than she will admit too, exploring her new home state of Delaware, and volunteering for the local Senior Greyhound adoption group. 

 

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MichelleB

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Michelle is a Technical Support Engineer II here at PowerSchool and also serves as one of our Community Moderators. She has been working with atrieveERP for a year and a half as a proud member of the HR Support team.

 

Prior to joining the PowerSchool family, Michelle worked in Payroll, Benefits, and HR for several companies, including 3 ½ years at a school district in British Columbia, Canada.

 

Michelle spends much of her time away from work chasing after her young son, husband, large dog, and two grumpy cats. She enjoys camping, yoga and watching movies.

 

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ErikaH

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Erika currently works under Product as a customer communications specialist, working with teams such as Special Education, State Reporting, PLUS services and of course, the Community! Before product, she was a technical writer at PowerSchool.


Prior to working at PowerSchool, she attended and graduated from Sacramento State majoring in Public Relations and Marketing. She is currently working on her MA from East Bay, where she plans to graduate having studied tourism and recreation.


Speaking of tourism, in her spare time, you can catch Erika at Disneyland soaking up the southern California sun and consuming copious amounts of Mickey-shaped pretzels.

 

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camreanR

PowerSchool Community Moderator

 

Camrean is a PowerSchool Community Moderator, and a Technical Support Engineer for PowerSchool SIS, PowerSchool Learning, and PowerSchool Unified Classroom.

 

Prior to Joining PowerSchool, Camrean worked in the Deaf community providing life support to the deaf, and mentally disabled.

 

He enjoys laying down in hammocks, eating at local restaurants, and drinks with little umbrellas in them.

 

JbidK
PowerSchool Community Manager
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Re: Meet our Team!

Nice Team!